National Jeweler Network



Police make arrest in murder of Neb. jeweler

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man whom they suspect shot and killed a jewelry store owner during a robbery attempt at his store on Wednesday. 


ArtCarved invites shoppers to put a ring on it

ArtCarved has launched a nationwide contest that will drive shoppers into authorized retailers’ stores by giving them the chance to win bridal jewelry when they snap a picture wearing an ArtCarved creation.


JA NY Special Delivery slated for late October

Dates have been set for the JA New York Special Delivery show, a cash-and-carry trade show that gives retailers access to relevant, last-minute product to fill their showcases in time for the holidays. 


Jewelry firm to attend Chinese investment event

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is hosting a meeting today designed to introduce Chinese and Hong Kong companies to U.S. firms for potential investment, and a firm that specializes in jewelry mergers and acquisitions is attending. 


What you might have missed

All things Apple Watch and RapNet’s decision to part ways with EGL reports were among the top stories last week on National Jeweler.  


Jeweler among those protesting peak season pop-ups

Local business owners in a popular Colorado resort town are calling for its government to impose restrictions on the number of permits granted to pop-up shops they say take advantage of the most profitable weeks of the year. 


GIA to hold career fair in CA next month

The Gemological Institute of America’s next career fair is scheduled to take place Oct. 10 at its headquarters in Carlsbad, and registration is now open for companies that want to attend to find talent. 


European trade show adds smartwatches

As the market for so-called smartwatches continues to grow, Inhorgenta Munich, the jewelry and watch trade show held in Germany, announced that a number of smartwatch manufacturers and brands plan to exhibit at the next show. 


5 new, potentially good reads for September

National Jeweler sifted through Goodreads’ releases again this month to bring jewelers four more books that could be good for business, as well as one editor’s suggestion for a nice read on the side.